How my late father-in-law helped his daughter to find a wonderful husband (humor intended)! Part 2

This week Bethlie and I celebrated our 25th anniversary. We have walked together through many stages of life.  Friendship, courtship, and dating (“Dourting” if you put the last two together, according to one my friends!).  Marriage. Newly-weds. Pregnancy and new born babies. Toddlers. Children. Teens and College kids. Successes and failures. Mountaintops and valleys. And now…

How my late father-in-law helped his daughter to find a wonderful husband (humor intended)! Part 1

This week Bethlie and I will celebrate our 25th anniversary. We have walked together through many stages of life.  Friendship, courtship, and dating (“Dourting” if you put the last two together, according to one my friends!).  Marriage. Newly-weds. Pregnancy and new born babies. Toddlers. Children. Teens and College kids. Successes and failures. Mountaintops and valleys. And…

Happy Father’s Day to the Toughest Man I Know!

My dad just turned 72 or 73 this year (I know it is one of those) and I won’t be able to be with him on Father’s Day. We did spend a week together back in May and we had a blast laughing and sight-seeing and talking and celebrating several special events!  Because tomorrow is…

A Story of Old Age, Answered Prayer, and a Soul Saved

It was almost 70 years ago that a young father tightly hugged his 3 year old daughter, walked away from a failed marriage, and never returned. Years later it would be discovered that he had moved to a far-away state for work and, although attempts were made to reconnect with his daughter, those attempts never…